Is Mexico Safe?

Discussion in 'Americas' started by Arte, Feb 1, 2010.

  1. Pedro Navaja

    Pedro Navaja Long timer

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  2. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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    were those pictures taken with the WG-1 ? they look great ! :clap
  3. SR

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    Hi Bato. Thanks, Yes I took them with the WG-1 (Pentax ruggedized point and shoot). I love that camera!

    They opened up a new stretch of the Autopista. We did downtown Maz to DGO in 4 hours.
  4. jimmex

    jimmex Guero con moto

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    ^^^^^ Great pics! Wish I could have been there. Next time I will be.
  5. going south

    going south hero & Zero...

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    Hey SR, WOW I can't believe I missed that by a day... next time... :freaky
  6. Turkeycreek

    Turkeycreek Gringo Viejo

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    Riding down to Guaymas from BanĂ¡michi with some Bisbonians (but unfortunately, not the real and original Bisbonian) then the ferry to Santa Rosalia in Baja Sur. Will be wolfing down anti nausea pills by the handful for the overnight trip. The weather report looks good on both sides with clear skies and a waxing gibbous moon.
    Any one have a good maritime forecast site for the Sea of Cortez with winds and sea heights?
  7. mark883

    mark883 and the mysterians

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    I'll have a double.
  8. SR

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    A few more recent ones..
  9. BobLoblaw

    BobLoblaw Comfortably Numb

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    is that bridge open to the public or is there a secret side door
  10. SR

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    The Baluarte Bridge is still not officially open yet, but a 50 peso bill placed discretely in the hand of the Security Guard working there might get him to lower the chain, or so I'm told :wink:

    http://highestbridges.com/wiki/index.php?title=Baluarte_Bridge
  11. Bato

    Bato Been here awhile

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    I got mine in black last week getting to know her .,bet is more fun the Espinazo but will have to check the autopista as soon the weather permits :clap
  12. MikeMike

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    Looks an example of a nice pair of hooters to me, eh!
  13. SR

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    The weather is pretty nice now!

    The engineering on the new highway is amazing. I knew it was the biggest road project in the history of Mexico, but I recently read that it is the biggest highway construction project ever in North America (I am not sure if that is true or not?), but $1.2 Billion USD, 63 tunnels and 14 bridges, 115 structures.

    ftp://ftp.sandvik.com/SMC/Nina/TUG_SalesManual_03_2011/pdf/casestories/Durango-Mazatlan%20highway_Mexico.pdf

    The new road is really interesting, but the tight curves on the old Espinazo are very hard to beat for riding.
  14. jimmex

    jimmex Guero con moto

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    It'll make for a nice loop for sure.
  15. BobLoblaw

    BobLoblaw Comfortably Numb

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    OK 50 peso's and I"ll mention the Durango Silver King sent me:D Which end do you enter from south or north. I'll be coming from the south. Once on the bridge can I keep riding on riding or do I need to turn around at the end of the bridge.

    This one recently opened near Vancouver BC is the second longest in NA and the widest in the world. The scenery at the Baluarte is much nicer IMO and being a Civil Engineer the Baluarte almost gives me wood.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Mann_Bridge
  16. MikeMike

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    You...and Godzilla!:eek1 Oh no! There goes Manzanillo!
  17. mark883

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    Oh for shitsake. Yesterday it was aqueducts, today its bridges.


    No one, however, can swing a bridge around like us gringos.


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  18. Bato

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    Where is ? dcstorm now ..... I got to know .....
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    tricepilot El Gran Payaso

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    Kenny's bike in San Antonio, on the way to Mexico
  20. Bato

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